An island country in Western Europe, consisting of Great Britain (England, Wales and Scotland) and Northern Ireland.

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UK student visa, no sponsor, possible?

I'm currently trying to apply for a visa to United Kingdom. The aim of my trip is a short English language course (15 days). The type of visa I'm trying to apply for is a short-term study visa. ...
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UK visa requirement: Residence or citizenship?

On gov.uk's Standard Visitor visa page it is indicated Check if you need this visa if you’re visiting from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland" “Visiting from” makes you ...
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Can I use 2 passports? [duplicate]

I am going to the UK for 2 weeks, courtesy of SAASTA. I have both a South African and a German (EU) passport. Would it be an issue for me to use my South African passport to leave OR Tambo, and then ...
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South African passport holder traveling via Heathow to Ireland [duplicate]

My daughter is traveling from SA to Ireland Dublin via Heathrow . She will be catching a connecting flight to Dublin via an Irish airline What visa is required ?
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Left UK without passing through Immigration, why?

Last year, I traveled to the UK for a conference. Upon entry, my passport was stamped confirming my entry via immigration. Upon my exit, surprisingly (and something I'm been wondering about ever ...
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Is it okay for holiday-makers to enter the United Kingdom with a single ticket?

People's vacation plans may change. Getting a single airline ticket is better than getting a return ticket in such situations. The potential visitors have just received their new United Kindgom ...
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Re applying for UK visa [duplicate]

I really appreciate your quick response on this and to have full review on my refusal decision.. like u said there must be some para missing i checked the letter again, my question too the letter is ...
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Travel to England from Argentina: how much money for a 17 day visit?

How much money would I need to bring with me if I want to enter the United Kingdom from Argentina, is there a minimum for 17 days or will they ask me to show my finances ?
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UK Business Visa validity

I Have a Valid UK Business visa that will get expired on 19th July 2015. But I need to travel in August. So now can I apply for a business visa before 19th July 2015 or will I have to wait till this ...
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Transit visa to UK required if I already have valid business visa for UK

I will be travelling to UK on business visa in August for a week. But in september I have plans to transit through UK to Jamaica. I have booked a flight which will be landing in London heathrow ...
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Applying for visitor visa to France, should my first trip be to the country which issued my Schengen Visa? [duplicate]

I have a British wife and children but I have a British residency, I would like to travel to France with my family this summer, and I have been told it will cost me £75 to get a Spouse visa to enter ...
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UK Visitor Visa Refusal: what went wrong?

My husband was to travel to attend my graduation ceremony in UK after many pleas from me. He is a productively busy businessman with a successful growing company and part time job. The visa ...
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UK transit visa for Indian Citizen travelling to India having a Residence permit in Brussels [duplicate]

I am an Indian citizen and will travel to India via Heathrow airport. I am residing in Belgium for last 8 months and I have a valid residence permit. My question is do I need any kind of visa to ...
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What's the point of reserving a seat when purchasing an Off-Peak/Anytime train ticket with National Rail?

My understanding is that Off-Peak UK National Rail train tickets can be used on any train serving the selected route, as long as the travelling time window fits in the off-peak definition. Or Buy ...
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Refused my first visa application to UK, Can I apply for Schengen visa now for another visit?

I applied for UK business visa 10 days ago and it was refused because of a missing document, Here is full question on same - http://travel.stackexchange.com/a/49744/30903 Now I need to go to Italy as ...
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Where can I find the restrictions and easements that apply to a given UK Rail Ticket?

UK rail ticketing isn't always the simplest thing in the world, but the basics aren't too hard to learn. There are broadly tickets valid at any time of the day, those available only outside of peak ...
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Balmoral: The Right to Roam and the Royal Family

The Queen maintains a large estate in Scotland called Balmoral; originally built during the reign of Victoria, it has been the favourite get-away spot for all British monarchs since. Legislation ...
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Do I need UK transit visa? [duplicate]

I have a US transit visa. I am travelling from India to Jamaica. Will I need a UK transit visa as well? My flight goes from Mumbai to LHR to Miami to Montego bay.
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UK Transit Visa [duplicate]

I am citizen of Pakistan and hold a regular passport. I have a B-1/B-2 visa for USA and I want to fly from San Francisco to Sofia, Bulgaria (I'll get a Schengen visa soon). Almost all flights that I ...
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transit visa for london [duplicate]

I am Egyptian and I have a national visa from Spain not scschengen. I will travel from Cairo to Madrid through London. Do I must have a transit visa for London? Just 2 hours transit
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Transit visa UK [duplicate]

I am an Indian Citizen having a Valid Visa for United States of America. My flight is via Heathrow and my transit time is less than 5 hours. Do I need a UK Transit Visa?
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Is this luggage likely to be considered oversized as checked baggage? [closed]

I've recently purchased and fitted a container for a costume I plan to take to conventions abroad. It's a cube shaped flight case measuring 530 x 530 x 530 mm. I added that up, and god damn it, it ...
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My UK Visa was refused. Can there be change when reapplying

I applied for UK visa and was rejected on 16th June on the grounds that I have not provided documents to verify my personal circumstances. I'm planning to reapply. My question is when completing the ...
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Information on people arriving from America [closed]

When someone arrives in the UK from America they join a queue to get their passport stamped and they might get a few questions. What information do they already know about the person if it's their ...
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what would be advance amount to be paid for car? [closed]

I am travelling Birmingham, UK. I like to rent a car! what would be advance maximum amount to be paid for car, if i want the car for four days?
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Obtaining a UK and Schengen Visa in a Single Application or Single Step in China

Normally, the UK does not participate in Schengen and does not honour Schengen visas; and there is no reciprocity between Belgium and the UK where tourist visas are concerned. As a probable result, ...
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Duration for the second attempt of visitors visa in UK [closed]

Once refused for a visit visa to UK from Pakistan, how long shall i wait to make a second attempt?
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Oyster and Railcard purchase at Gatwick Airport

Can I purchase a Railcard at Gatwick Airport and if so, where? Also, can I purchase an Oyster Card at Gatwick Airport. Skybreak told me that they would charge me 18 pounds. I thought it was free ...
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UK Immigration Control - Which Queue for EU/non-EU Couple Travelling Together

I'll be arriving at Heathrow in June 2015 with my current girlfriend for a holiday in the UK. I've been trying to find out which immigration queue to join at Heathrow Passport control without much ...
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Do I need to provide any documents for my friend's UK visa application?

I am a UK citizen and a friend of mine plans to visit me in the UK during the summer. He is planning to stay one month. He is a recent graduate and his parent are rewarding him with a holiday to ...
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If I am on a business visa to UK from India and want to travel to Italy, which visas to apply for?

I am an Indian citizen and planning for a business trip to UK from where I plan to join my family for a vacation in Italy and come back to UK for business. What visas should I apply for? Business visa ...
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Identifing building in Lancaster

Can someone identify this building for me and possibly write me anything about it? I only know, that it is located in Lancaster.
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US citizen has a refused academic UK visa, can they travel to the UK without a visa for tourism?

Backstory US Citizen (and passport holder) applies for an academic (business) visa and is declined on the grounds that they are not on sabbatical leave. However, they are a professor teaching online ...
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How can I get working visa of UK or US countries? [closed]

I am from India. I want to go UK or USA based on work permit. Currently I am working in IT company as a Android Developer. And My relatives is in UK and USA. They have now green card. How can I go ...
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What happens when someone inadvertently enters the UK without a landing interview?

As a follow-on question to UK Immigration Control - Which Queue for EU/non-EU Couple Travelling Together for a question that arose in the commentary... There may remain several routes into the UK ...
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Train passport control from London to Paris

I'm a non-EU citizen, I will be travelling from London to Paris next month, so I was wondering since most countries track entry and leave dates, if I use the train to switch these countries and they ...
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Is it now possible to visit the UK for tourism on an exsiting multiple entry business visa? [duplicate]

I am a British citizen residing in South Africa. In June I will be visiting family in the UK accompanied by my South African wife who holds a valid C Business visa (expiring in 2018). Under the new ...
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Documents requirement for UK visitor visa [duplicate]

I am an African married to an Ukrainian with one kid, we want to visit my family in the UK as half of my family is there to introduce my husband to them. What are the required documents? How much ...
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Travel to the United Kingdom visa free for non-EU family member of EU Citizen

I am citizen of Uzbekistan, and I am living in Czech Republik 7 years, I do hold a permanent Resident card - Family member of EU Citizen. Me, my boyfriend (he is Czech citizen) and our son (Czech ...
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Can I enter the UK as a tourist/in transit even having a valid student visa?

I own a Brazilian passport. I will arrive in London, fly to France on the same day and spend 14 days there before going back to the UK for my studies. I will already have my student visa but I don't ...
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UK Visa Query for an Indian [duplicate]

I am an Indian who holds a valid US Visa and am transiting through UK traveling to the US from India. My transit time is less then 6 hours coming and going however my flights arrive into Gatwick and ...
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UK tier 4 visa application tracking [duplicate]

I have applied for UK tier 4 visa on 4th june. I got the receipt from the VFS centre. However, receipt doesn't mention reference number, which is required to track the visa status. Moreover , I also ...
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UK Family Visitor VISA Query

I am a citizen of India and I wish to apply for a family visitor visa for the UK to meet my sister and brother-in-law. My brother-in-law is having a tier 2 residence permit and my sister is on ...
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Family visitor visa refused, should I apply for dependent visa? [closed]

My husband got a working visa (TIER 2 (INTRA-COMPANY TRANSFER) VISA TYPE: SHORT-TERM STAFF MIGRANT, UP TO 1 YEAR) upto april. So I applied for a family visitor visa (in September) for six months. I ...
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Travel restrictions for US teen living in London, wishing to travel the UK and Europe alone

In July I'm going for my second summer in London living/working with family friends. At the time of my travel I will be 15 (nearly 16), I'm highly independent and last summer I did a lot of solo ...
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Entering UK before visa expiry [closed]

My UK visa expires on June 22nd ... Can I enter the UK before that day and stay even if my visa expires?? I will have a return ticket to show
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Non-EU spouse of EU citizen traveling to UK for tourism purpose! [closed]

Can I travel to England with my wife who is an EU citizen for a tourism purpose?
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Do I require a transit visa? [duplicate]

I'm an Indian citizen. Traveling between New Delhi and Toronto via London. Do I require a transit visa for UK although I'll not be leaving the airport.
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How do you drive a British car? Is it with the left hand and foot or right? [duplicate]

So, I'm an American. I'm right-handed and I drive on the right side of the road :) My clutch is the pedal furthest to the left, followed (from left to right) by the brake and the gas. I use my ...